Beef Burger
Pitas
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Beef Burger
Pitas

with blue cheese

Serves
4
Prep Time:
20m
Cook Time:
15m
Difficulty:
Easy
This recipe, courtesy of Beef+Lamb NZ is packed with both iron and flavour.

Ingredients

500g Quality Mark beef mince
½ cup fresh white breadcrumbs soaked in 3 tablespoons milk
4 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
3 Tbsp finely chopped parsley
pinch dried red chilli flakes

To serve

1 cup natural unsweetened yoghurt
2 Tbsp shredded mint leaves
4 pita breads
8 handfuls small salad leaves or shredded iceberg lettuce
100g blue cheese, crumbled

Method

Beef

Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Season well and shape into 4 large patties. Heat a dash of oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat (or heat a barbecue plate until hot) and place the patties on. Cook for 16-18 minutes, turning and cooking the sides as well until they are cooked through.

To serve

Mix together the yoghurt and mint. Soften pitas as per packet instructions or toast. Place salad leaves moistened with a little yoghurt and mint dressing into the pita, follow with the beef patty and a scattering of blue cheese. Serve with remaining yoghurt and mint dressing in a small bowl.

This recipe is courtesy of Beef+Lamb NZ, see the recipe video

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